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Information events and conferences in 2018

Events and conferences for patients, carers, healthcare professionals and students... We keep an eye on the calendar to let you know about upcoming neurology related events.


  • 17th. Neuroscience at Nottingham Poster and Lecture Day. Medical School Foyer and Medical School Lecture Theatre 4, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH. Lorraine Tyler, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, will give a talk on “How do we understand what we see?”. There will be ten 3-min power pitches across different neuroscience research areas (13.30-14.10), poster presentations over tea and coffee (14.10-15.40), followed by the award of poster prizes, brief update on neuroscience-related research beacons and priority areas  and Professor Tyler’s lecture at 16:00. Registration and poster set up will start at 13:00. Please email henry.bowler@nottingham.ac.uk for further information.
  • 26th. One Day Essentials - Neurology. Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB. With the NICE guidelines ‘Suspected Neurological Condition’ due to be published at the end of January 2018, the RCGP and P-CNS are collaborating on another One Day Essentials Neurology. Like last year, the ODE will be chaired by Dr Nassif Mansour, GPwSI in Neurology in south west London and the chair of the Primary Care Neurology Society (P-CNS). For more information and to register, click here.
  • 29th. Neurology and Neurosurgery - On The Wards and On Call. Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London W1G 0AE. Expert consultants in neurology and neurosurgery will provide attendees with 'top tips' for the prompt, safe and effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions. It will be discussed what might arise or need to be excluded in an acutely unwell patient, whether on a specialist neurology, stroke or neurosurgical ward, in the A&E department or during a medical or surgical on call shift. For more information and to register click here
  • 30th until 2nd February. British Institute of Radiology UK MRI Course 2018. Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane. Leeds, LS1 6ET. This annual MRI Course provides a high-quality, interactive learning experience, delivered through a mix of didactic lectures and interactive OsiriX-based workshops. This year will see a new line-up of topics covering: Physics; Neuroradiology - the spine; MSK - pelvis and lower limb; and male genitourinary. For more information and to register, click here


  • 10th. The University of Edinburgh Neurological Society's 6th Annual Conference: Neuroscience to Neurology 2018. Chancellor's Building, Little France, Edinburgh EH16 4SB. Open to anyone with an interest in neuroscience and the mind, whether you are a researcher, medical student, psychologist or an interested member of the public. This one-day event will give you opportunities to learn, talk and share research about neuroscience. For more information and to register, click here
  • 12th. Into the grey zone. The Theatre, The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London W1S 4BS. Join neuroscientist Dr Adrian Owen to find out about a pioneering new technique that allows doctors to communicate with people thought to be lost in persistent vegetative states organised by the Royal Institution. For more information and to book tickets, click here.  
  • 24th. Liverpool Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference 2018. Sid Watkins Building, The Walton Centre, Liverpool, L9 7LJ. Liverpool NeuroSoc presents its first undergraduate neuroscience conference, hosted by The Walton Centre, with the theme 'Innovation in the neurosciences'. Students from all disciplines welcome, as well as researchers and doctors. The day will comprise of a morning of distinguished speakers, including Professor Marson, Professor Burridge, Dr Colin Watts and Mr Michael Jenkinson. For more information and to book tickets, click here.


  • 16th. Neurovascular Study Day. Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London W1G 0AE. RSM and the Brain & Spine Foundation invite you to attend this one day event with top consultants in clinical neurosciences WHO will address the latest research in neurovascular disorders and provide you with an insight into the newest treatments and best practice and how this can improve the outcome for patients. Full list of speakers to be made available soon. To book your place, click here

Ongoing Events

  • Ongoing: Lab Tours with Brain Tumour Research. A lab tour is a great opportunity to see the interesting and valuable research taking place in the Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence. You will be able to ask questions about the research and understand how the work undertaken is getting us closer to a cure. 

For more neuroscience related events, you can also check the British Neuroscience Association website or the Dana Foundation, which features neuroscience events around the world. 

Want to feature your event here? Contact us at info@brainandspine.org.uk or contact our website editor, Aaron, directly at aaron.bailey-athias@brainandspine.org.uk.